Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends

While resolving that I will not be at the screenings of Red Light and Walk a Crooked Mile at Noir City in San Francisco this Thursday because work beckons, my thoughts turned to . . .  The Noir City opener this weekend in San Francisco A better weekend of darkness...

One for Arthur

  It has been awhile since I blogged (a new age verb?). The list of unapproved excuses is headed by having been so busy with a multitude of events including getting through the typically hectic day-to-day. There was the Brothers Warner festival this month, a guest...

The FIRST Outer Limits

If you are intrigued by science fiction, vintage radio and Charles McGraw (I go 3 for 3 with this lineup), you will be interested in this 1950 radio podcast, courtesy of Escape and Suspense! a blog devoted to the enjoyment of the CBS radio show Suspense and its sister...

Insurance Noir

I came across this interesting piece in of all places, an actuarial journal, Contingencies. After obtaining the permission of the author, Dan Skwire, I have posted the on line PDF link. Enjoy! http://www.contingencies.org/mayjun08/film.pdf...

Welcome to “One Way Street”

When somebody really doesn’t know how they are going to execute a plan or manage something, the term typically employed is “evolving”. So it is with this blog that I am dubbing ‘One Way Street’. It is basically an outlet for me to write...